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Lifespan Opportunities in Washington and Hancock Counties


If you are looking for an opportunity to help improve the quality of life and reduce the impact of poverty for our neighbors in Downeast Maine, we are looking for you!

We would love to have you join us as a volunteer. Volunteer opportunities at DCP are often as varied as the broad spectrum of services we provide in and for our communities.

If you are interested in one of the openings listed on this page, please complete the application found under "Realated Documents" on this page, save your changes, and email it as an attachment to the email address below.

If you prefer to print and mail the application, send to Downeast Community Partners, Attention: Lisa Reed, Volunteer Coordinator.

For more information about DCP's volunteer opportunities, contact Lisa Reed, Human Resources and Volunteer Supervisor.

Phone: 207-610-5928

Email: Volunteering@dcpcap.org

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Drivers Needed!

Be a part of providing essential transportation for your neighbors. 

  • Help transport residents of Hancock and Washington counties to medical appointments and local shopping trips.
  • Get reimbursed up to $0.50 per mile, nontaxable.


  • Complete training as provided.
  • Must pass background checks.

Friendship Cottage is looking for volunteers!

Minimum of a 4-hour commitment on any given day, Monday-Friday.

Volunteers would help with the following activities:

  • Socializing
  • Reading
  • Puzzles
  • Outside Strolls
  • Coloring
  • Music
  • Help with Friday barbecues
  • Help with preparing lunches


  • Complete training as provided.
    Must pass background checks.

Related Documents

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DCP Offices

Toll-Free: 800-834-4378

Bucksport Road Office

248 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-664-2424 | Email

Avery Lane Office

18 Avery Lane, PO Box 648 , Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-664-2424 | Email

Machias Office

7 VIP Drive, Machias, ME 04654
207-259-5015 | Email

Calais Office

11 Church Street, Calais, ME 04619
207-664-2424 | Email

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It is the policy of Downeast Community Partners that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religious belief, political affiliation or belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, migrant worker, ex-offender, or former patient of a state institution be discriminated against in access to the services or provision of services of Downeast Community Partners.

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